Friday, July 3, 2009

Catholic Writers Conference August 5-7

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WOULD like to write from a faith perspective, this might be a unique conference: The first-ever Catholic Writers Conference Live!

The Catholic Writers Conference Live!, taking place August 5-7, 2009, in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Trade Show and sponsored by the Catholic Writers Guild, will provide a unique opportunity for Catholic writers of non-fiction and fiction to learn about improving their craft, sharing their faith in their writing and marketing their work. Panel discussions and presentations covering many topics essential for the professional (or professional-to-be!) writer will be offered along with opportunities to ask questions of major Catholic publishers.

The event will be held in Somerset County, New Jersey, at the Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center SomersetSome of the featured presenters are:
Regina Doman, author/Sophia Press submissions editor (Angel in the Waters)

Mark Brumley , CEO of Ignatius Press (How Not to Share Your Faith)
Lisa Wheeler, Executive Vice President of the Maximus Group (PR and marketing firm for The Passion of the Christ)
Matthew Pinto, author/Ascension Press publisher (Do Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?)

Tom Hoopes, executive editor of the National Catholic Register newspaper and Faith & Family magazine
John Desjarlais, mystery author, (Relics, Bleeder) website
Arthur Powers , and award-winning short story author

For more information, click here.

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